Translation © by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Wohl vor lauter Sinne, Singen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ITA
Wohl vor lauter Sinne, Singen
Kommen wir nicht recht zum Leben;
Wieder ohne rechtes Leben
Muß zu Ende gehn das Singen;
Ging zu Ende dann das Singen:
Mögen wir auch nicht länger leben

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Per i troppi pensieri", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Linda Godry

This text was added to the website: 2008-06-04
Line count: 6
Word count: 33

Per i troppi pensieri
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Per i troppi pensieri, cantando
Non ci godiamo bene la vita;
ma se non ci godiamo la vita
ha pure fine il  cantare;
però se finisce il cantare,
non vogliamo restare più in vita.


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This text was added to the website: 2008-08-16
Line count: 6
Word count: 34